Innovation Procurement Task Force: Collaboration for Sustainable Innovation
Learn how the Innovation Procurement Task Force, a collaborative initiative comprising three EU-funded projects, is promoting and advancing innovation procurement in Europe. This article highlights the unique approaches of each project, joint activities, and the call to action for cities, businesses, and organizations looking to get involved in the field of innovation procurement.
Launch of EL-IPS: The University of Twente’s Journey Towards a Better Future in Procurement
Discover the future of procurement with EL-IPS, the European Laboratory for Innovative Purchasing and Supply launching on March 23, 2023, at the University of Twente. Join the mini-conference and inaugural lecture by Professor Louise Knight, focusing on the practical applications and future of purchasing and supply management research.
Unlock Your Innovation Potential: Apply for the InnoBuyer Call for Challengers
The InnoBuyer Call for Challenger aims to select 15 public and private entities with unmet innovation needs, from any sector, to join the InnoBuyer programme that offers funding support, expertise, and connections, to speed-up all the steps from the identification of unmet innovation needs to the procurement of innovation, including the co-creation of solutions with innovative companies, in order to deliver better and more efficient services to citizens and customers.
Fostering Innovation: PROCEDIN at the European Innovation Ecosystems Workshop
On January 26th, 2023, the PROCEDIN Project took part in the workshop How Horizon Europe European Innovation Ecosystems Projects Support the New European Innovation Agenda in Brussels. Organised by the European Commission and hosted by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, the workshop provided a platform to showcase the projects funded through the European Innovation Ecosystems Work Programme in support of the New European Innovation Agenda (NEIA).
The New European Innovation Agenda: Harnessing the Power of Innovation Procurement
The New European Innovation Agenda (NEIA) is a comprehensive strategy put forth by the European Union (EU) to promote innovation and competitiveness within the region. The NEIA builds on the previous European Innovation Agenda and aims to accelerate the digital transformation of the EU economy and society.
Building a Strong Procurement Capability: Key Components and Best Practices
The PROCEDIN project aims to build and strengthen Procurement Capability in a specific domain covering two critical areas of innovation – Circular Economy (CE) and Green Mobility (GM).
Improving Responsible and Sustainable Procurement in the European Union: A Resource Mapping and Research Survey
The PROCEDIN project and the URBAN AGENDA network, both supported by the European Union, are conducting a survey for resource mapping and research. The goal of the project is to improve responsible and sustainable procurement in the European Union for procurers and service/product/construction providers.
Procurement of Innovation: Understanding its Importance for Business Growth
The procurement of innovation is essential for organisations to stay ahead of the curve and meet the evolving needs of their customers. By working with external partners, companies can access cutting-edge technologies and expertise, which can help them to develop new products and services that meet the needs of their customers. However, it is important for companies to approach the procurement of innovation with a strategic mindset, and to have a robust procurement process in place to ensure that they are acquiring the right products and services at the right price.
The PROCEDIN Project Successfully Launched with Kick-off Meeting in Haarlem
During the 27 of October 2022, the PROCEDIN Project (PROcurement Capability – Embedding and Driving INnovation), funded by the Horizon Europe programme, held a Kick-off Meeting in the Dutch city of Haarlem. The meeting organised by Municipality of Haarlem gathered five project partners from the Netherlands, Slovakia, Ireland, and Bulgaria. Consortium discussed in person the […]